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The Analytical Puzzle: Profitable Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence and Analytics by David Haertzen

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Chapter 7 Dimensional Modeling

Dimension modeling is a logical design technique that seeks to present the data in a standard framework that is intuitive and allows for high-performance access.

Ralph Kimball (Kimball 2008)

When you have completed this chapter, you will be able to:

  Understand dimensional modeling terms

  Apply data modeling to business intelligence

  Design a data mart using dimensional modeling.

In Chapter 7, you learned to model the data as it is extracted, cleansed, and integrated in preparation for loading to the data mart. In this chapter, you will understand how to arrange data for ...

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